Things We Cut umbilical cord, my mother’s kite string. pine tree bark, the saw blade hungry for heat. foreskin, our first offering, sin, sacrifice. birthday cake, the sugar’s tragic reminder. hair, this should be more difficult. wrists, plump with fear. bread loaf, thins slices of salvation. wing tip, the caged animal’s final passport. May…
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Featuring: Issue 103, published July 2022, features works of poetry, flash fiction, short nonfiction, and photography by Laurel Benjamin, Ellen Birrell, Ronda Broatch, Mary Buchinger, Roger Camp, John Cullen, Emily Davis, Lisa Delan, Lauren Endicott, James William Gardner, David Goodrum, Peter Grieco, Greg Hom, Jenny Hubbard, Rachel Laverdiere, Larena Nellies-Ortiz, Dante Novario, Dian Parker, Yasmin Phillip, Michelle Reed, Amanda L. Rioux, Jim Ross, Aaron Sandberg, Yvette Schnoeker-Shorb, Beth Spencer, Jeffrey Thompson, Patricia Walsh, Racine Watson, Richard Weaver, and Hannah Zhang.
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